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Albemarle County, Virginia, USA

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  • Richard Davis, Jr. (1764 - 1852)
    From family transcript written by Richards third great grandson George William Davis circa 1940. It happened on this date, March 30 1813 in the evening just after dark. He and some of his sons were o...
  • Mary Elizabeth Pennybacker (c.1803 - 1883)
    Residence : Bedford Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Nov 15 2018, 13:19:46 UTC Residence : Bedford Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States ...
  • Warren Cash (1760 - 1850)
    DAR Ancestor #: A020411 Warren Cash was born in Albemarle Co., Virginia, probably in that part of the county which later formed into Fluvanna County. By two separate affidavits, he stated he was livi...
  • Nicholas Thynes Hamner IV (1742 - 1794)
    Biography Nicholas Thynes Hamner IV was born on October 23, 1742, in James City County, Virginia. His parents were Nicholas Hamner, III and Agnes Hamner . Nicholas married Mary Hamner . Together th...
  • Legh Richmond Waddell (1832 - 1899)
    His Find-a-grave memorial claims that he died 16 Apr 1893. This is probably a misreading of the tombstone. From Doris Waddell's Family Genealogy: "Legh Richmond was the youngest of Dr Addison Wadde...

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Albemarle County was formed in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly. Its original land area included today's counties of Amherst, Buckingham, Fluvanna, and Nelson, much of Appomattox and part of Campbell. Albemarle County assumed its present boundaries in 1777. It was named in honor of William Ann Keppel, second Earl of Albemarle, who was then governor of the colony. The first county seat was located in Scottsville. In 1761, however, county government was moved to Charlottesville, which was established as a town in 1762 and established as a city on 1888.

This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.

Towns

  1. Scottsville, the original county seat.

Unincorporated communities

  1. Barboursville
  2. Crozet
  3. Earlysville
  4. Free Union
  5. Greenwood
  6. Ivy
  7. Keene
  8. Keswick